Stalking
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2M ago
In this episode, we're joined by Jamie Cypher, PCAR's Children's Advocacy Coordinator, to discuss stalking. Listen along as Jaime discusses what stalking is, shares a recent experience of stalking after an event, and how bystanders can help and support when we see stalking happen.    https://www.stopstalkingus.com/     https://defendyourself.org/      https://www.stalkingawareness.org/stalking-brochure/      https://www.stalkingawareness.org/documentation-log ..read more
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What is a Doula? With Marli Mayon
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
8M ago
This episode we are joined by Marli Mayon, Training Projects Coordinator at PCAR, to learn about doulas. Marli tells us what doulas are, the different types of doulas, and how they can provide a trauma informed approach to the birthing experience. Marli also discusses the connect between doulas, reproductive justice, and the sexual violence movement.    DONA International -- https://www.dona.org/ and Dauphin County Doulas -- https://www.dauphincountydoulas.com/  ..read more
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The Connection Between Reproductive Justice and Sexual Violence
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
9M ago
This episode we are joined by Marli Mayon, Training Projects Coordinator at PCAR. Marli discusses the history of reproductive justice, how it connects to the sexual violence movement, and ways people can promote and handle pushback about reproductive justice. Marli also provides listeners with resources to learn more.    Show Notes Sister Song -- https://www.sistersong.net/   Killing the Black Body by Dorothy E. Roberts -- https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/155575/killing-the-black-body-by-dorothy-roberts/     We Testify on Instagram -- https://www.instagram.com ..read more
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Organizational Assessments with Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
1y ago
In this two-part episode, we talk with Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas, the authors of Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations. Tina and Barb highlight how to utilize and improve organizational assessments to measure anti-racism efforts in non-profit and anti-sexual violence organizations.   You can learn more about Tina and the book at tinalopes.com. Other works from Barb can be found through Between the Lines Publications.   Learn More: PA Centered: Dancing on Live Embers with Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas – Part 1/Episode 8 - https://pacentered.podbean.com/e/8/ Part ..read more
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A trailblazer: Getting to Know Rep. Joanna McClinton, Democratic Leader of Pennsylvania’s State House
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
Join us this week as we speak with Representative Joanna McClinton, Democratic Leader of Pennsylvania’s State House. Representative McClinton has served as a member of Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2015, representing the 191st State House District, which includes parts of Western and Southwestern Philadelphia, Yeadon, and Darby. Representative McClinton has worked as an attorney and policymaker for a decade. She’s a historic trailblazer, passionate advocate, and dedicated public servant. In 2015, Rep McClinton was the first woman ever to be elected from her district to the State ..read more
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History You Should Know: Claudette Colvin
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by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
In this episode of History You Should Know, you will learn about 15-year-old Claudette Colvin, who refused to give up her seat on the bus six months before Rosa Parks would do the same. These actions contributed to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which has gone down in history as the first large-scale US demonstration against segregation.  ..read more
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A grandmother’s influence: Getting to know Rep. Donna Bullock, chair of the PA Legislative Black Caucus
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by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
Join us this week as we speak with Representative Donna Bullock, a member of Pennsylvania House of Representatives representing the 195th Legislative District, which includes parts of North and West Philadelphia. Representative Bullock is an attorney, mother, wife, and a tireless public servant, who is committed to supporting working families through legislative initiatives that fund public education, create jobs, and build healthy, sustainable communities. She is an advocate for equal pay, an increased minimum wage, clean energy and environmental justice, quality public schools and pre-k educ ..read more
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Episode 40: Teen Dating Violence Policies
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by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
This episode we are joined by the Women’s Resource Center to learn about a project they did looking at the state of teen dating violence (TDV) policies in public school districts. Listen now to learn how you can utilize the scorecard they created to improve TDV policies in your own schools!   Learn More: The State of Dating Violence Policies in Public Schools Districts in PA’s Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties Report Summary Women’s Resource Center PA Department of Education - Model Dating Violence Policy Futures Without Violence - A School Policy to Increase Student Safety Break the ..read more
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Episode 39: The Role of Children’s Advocacy Centers & Child Medical Exams
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
In this episode, we are joined by three experts who share with us the role of Children's Advocacy Centers (CAC) and debunk some myths about what a child medical exam is actually like. We also discuss the importance of collaboration between rape crisis centers and CACs, and how this process can benefit child survivors and their families. To report suspected child abuse in PA, call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313. Learn More: Children's Advocacy Centers of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Center Locations Delaware County Victim Assistance Center Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) model About ..read more
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Episode 38- PA State Leadership Team
PA Centered
by Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
2y ago
Episode Description: This episode we are joined by members of the State Leadership Team (SLT) to learn more about the Pennsylvania Prevention State Action Plan. The SLT is a multi-disciplinary action team that works to prevent intimate partner violence across the Commonwealth.   Learn more: PCADV Prevention State Action Plan PCADV's Prevention Statewide Leadership Team Releases Bold Five-Year State Action Plan for Preventing Domestic Violence in Pennsylvania  State Action Planning and Coalition Building to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence  Domestic Violence Center o ..read more
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